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Roglic third in Tirreno-Adriatico stage 5
17 march 2019
The Slovenian well positioned to attack Yates’ GC lead in final time trial
Bianchi + Team Road + Product
Primoz Roglic (Team Jumbo-Visma) finished third in Tirreno-Adriatico stage 5, 180 km from Colle al Metauro to Recanati (Italy) on Sunday, March 17th. Equipped with Oltre XR4, the 29-year-old Slovenian finished the race behind Jakob Fuglsang and Adam Yates. The latter held his GC lead with a 25-second advantage on Roglic and 35" on Fuglsang, with the Slovenian holding a good chance to attack the overall success in Tuesday’s closing time trial.
 
Roglic had already grazed win in Tirreno-Adriatico's stage 4, 221 km from Foligno to Fossombrone (Italy), the same result scored by the whole Team Jumbo-Visma in the opening TTT with start and finish in Lido di Camaiore (Italy).
 
THE BIKE OF PRIMOZ ROGLIC
Primoz Roglic is equipped with Bianchi Oltre XR4. Engineered with the Bianchi CV system powered by Countervail, developed and tested in cooperation with World Tour Team Jumbo-Visma, Oltre XR4 is designed to maximize the aerodynamic advantage and control.